The Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR) Company is currently soliciting
proposals for services and materials in connection with the Gulfport Rail Improvements
Project. In general, this project involves improvements to KCSR’s rail
line between Gulfport and Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This webpage contains information
and documentation pertaining to the solicitation of such proposals. Questions concerning
any proposal, or how to obtain documents in connection with submitting a proposal,
may be submitted to:
Attn: Sheri Lesmeister-Brown,
PO Box 219335
Kansas City, MO 64121-9335.
or via E-mail to Sheri Lesmeister-Brown.
The documents contained on this webpage are for informational purposes only in connection
with soliciting proposals for the Gulfport Rail Improvements Project. Any proposal
submitted must follow the procedures set forth in the request for proposal for that
particular service or product. The publication of the documentation on this webpage
does not constitute an acceptance of any offer, nor does such publication in any
way obligate KCSR to enter into a contract for the services or product.
Bid Advertisements in the Sun Herald
- Tie Installation, Surfacing and Turnout Installation Ad, 10/06/2011
Tie Installation, Surfacing and Turnout Installation Ad, 08/24/2011
Crossing Signals Ad, 08/04/2011
Bridge Repairs Ad, 07/25/2011
Rail Pick Up and Purchase Ad, 04/11/2011
Rail Relay Welding Crossing Ad, 04/07/2011
Turnouts Ad, 02/03/2011
Ballast and Rip Rap Ad, 01/26/2011
Rail and Rail Welding Ad, 12/29/2010
Switch Tie Installation Ad, 12/20/2010
Additional RFP Resources
Requests for Proposals/Statements of Work
Notice of Awards
Mississippi Certificate of Responsibility Number
Under Mississippi law, various portions of the work may require the bidder to obtain
a Mississippi contractor’s license before submitting their bid. For more information
about whether this requirement may apply to you and the work that may be included
in your proposal for a particular RFP, please visit Mississippi Board of Contractors.
For more information, you can also email or call 601-354-6161 or
800-880-6161. Please be aware of the time it may take to obtain
such license due to the licensing and testing requirements.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
KCSR will host a Disadvantage Business Enterprise open house meeting to discuss
the Gulfport Track Improvement Project and potential opportunities for DBE participation
in the project. The meeting will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Westside
Community Center, 4006 Eighth Street in Gulfport, Mississippi. Certified DBEs will
receive an overview of the project, general information about the KCSR DBE program,
and corporate initiatives related to identifying and utilizing qualified DBEs and
The Company has drafted a DBE program for the Gulfport Rail Improvement Project,
and awaits approval of the program from the U.S. Department of Transportation. For
more information, direction questions via email to Sharon Cruz or 816-983-1481.
Equal Employment Opportunity
In the performance of any services or provision of any materials or equipment under
this project, neither KCSR nor any of its subcontractors will violate any applicable
law, order or regulation regarding discrimination based on race, religion, color,
national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, or other category protected by law.
Where required by law, KCSR and its subcontractors will take certain affirmative
actions to ensure equal employment opportunity.
For more information about this process, please contact Sheri Lesmeister-Brown.